Myanmar Conference 2020: Minorities in Myanmar

This year’s conference, entitled Myanmar Conference 2020: Minorities in Myanmar, took place from 5 to 7 October 2020 at Lindenmuseum Stuttgart.

The conference will have a focus on the topic „Minorities in Myanmar“ and especially invites papers relating to ethnic, religious, political, cultural or social minorities (for example, Kachins, Muslims, punks, ccommunists, LGBTIQ people, artist communities… to name but a few examples) their situation, identities, traditions, practices, strategies and politics as well as related topics, such as Myanmar ways of accommodating – or not accommodating – pluralism, the peace process and NCA negotiations, intercommunal conflicts and dynamics, minorities in the educational system and its curricula, the controversial „laws for the protection of race and religion“ and much more.

This time there will be a conference fee of 25,00€, which has to be paid on site at registration. For Earlybirds who register with Georg Noack ( by August 1, 2020, the conference fee is 20,00€. For members of the Myanmar-Institut the conference fee is 15,00€. In order to ensure planning security, we kindly ask you to register early.

Dr. Georg Noack
Senior Curator South and Southeast Asia Linden-Museum Stuttgart, Germany